dystrophic

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dys·tro·phic

(dis-trof'ik),
Relating to dystrophy.

dystrophic

(dĭ-strŏf′ĭk, -strō′fĭk)
adj.
1. Medicine Of, relating to, or afflicted with dystrophy.
2. Ecology Having brownish acidic waters, a high concentration of humic matter, and a small plant population. Used of a lake or pond.

dys′tro·phi·ca′tion (dĭs′trə-fĭ-kā′shən) n.

dystrophic

[distrof′ik]
Etymology: Gk, dys + trophe, nourishment
pertaining to a usually congenital disorder of structure or function of an organ or tissue that is aggravated by defective nutrition, such as accumulation of calcium salts in the cornea.

dys·tro·phic

(dis-trō'fik)
Relating to dystrophy.

dystrophic

pertaining to or emanating from dystrophia.

dystrophic calcification
mineralization of soft tissues can occur in hyperadrenocorticism, vitamin d toxicity, and hypervitaminosis A. See also calcification.
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